Lucille Chin died peacefully in her Oakland home on Jan. 15, 2013 at the age of 94.
She is survived by her loving children Jeffrey, Gordon (Dorothy) and Cynthia, brother, Albert (Kathy) and sister-in-law Tilly. She is predeceased by her father, Ng Kun Chung, her mother, Tam Kim Ling, brothers, George, Wilson, Henry, William and sisters Lily, Annie and Frances.
Lucille Chin was born in San Francisco on Oct. 1, 1918, living in Chinatown on Ross Alley. She attended Commodore Stockton Elementary, Francisco Jr. High and a continuation High School. "Lucy" was always the life of the party and friends called her the "Lucille Ball of Chinatown". She maintained a great spirit, smile, and sense of humor throughout her life.
She married Roger Chin on Sept. 1, 1943, and they settled in Oakland, raising their children and operating Kim Ling Chop Suey Restaurant until retirement in 1983. Friends are welcome for visitation on Thur., Jan. 24 at 5:30 pm. Funeral Service on Fri. Jan. 25 at 11:00 am, both at HALSTED N. GRAY-CAREW AND ENGLISH, 1123 Sutter St., SF. www.halstedngray.com